This insect has been spotted south-east of Berlin (2021-10-31).


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    – tyersome
    Commented Nov 2, 2021 at 0:47
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    $\begingroup$ does this answer your question? $\endgroup$
    – bob1
    Commented Nov 2, 2021 at 1:06
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    $\begingroup$ For starters, looks like in the family ichneumonidae $\endgroup$ Commented Nov 2, 2021 at 5:00
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    $\begingroup$ @VolkerOtto there will be some natural variation in colour within the species. At best you could probably say Rhyssa genus or perhaps the closely related Megarhyssa, but I think those have some brown/red in them rather than just black and yellow/white. $\endgroup$
    – bob1
    Commented Nov 3, 2021 at 20:14
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    $\begingroup$ There's a nice PDF guide to the british species of wasps etc. here I'd expect similar species in most of Western Europe, though maybe not the exact species. $\endgroup$
    – bob1
    Commented Nov 3, 2021 at 20:24


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